Bamboo extract is a condensed and highly purified form of bamboo. It is also called as bamboo water. It is a sugared, bottled water that is spiked with bamboo extract. It is a green liquid, which is formed inside the bamboo leaves at the time of photosynthesis. Bamboo farmers generally toss the leaves at the time of bamboo harvesting the robust bamboo stems. Thus, these leaves are generally wasted. However, with proper technique, liquid extract can be gathered from these leaves. This bamboo extract, is largely available in liquid form. However, it can also be found in powdered form as well. Generally, the powdered bamboo extract is used for production of capsules and other herbal health products. There are several advantages of using bamboo extract such as it’s a great source of silica which is good for hair growth and it is also beneficial for skin care.
Naturally, bamboo extract finds immense application in the field of cosmetic industry. Bamboo extract has become a key ingredient in the production of variety of hair care products such as shampoos, conditioners, and soaps among others. In addition to this, bamboo extract is also used for the production of herbal supplements that are highly beneficial for general health. All such benefits are thus driving the growth of the global market for bamboo extract. In addition to this, increasing demand for organic products will also provide impetus to the overall market growth in the coming years of the forecast period ranging from 2017 to 2025.
The competitive landscape of the global bamboo extract market is quite fragmented in nature. This state of the vendor landscape is due the fact that there are several key players operating in the market space. The companies in the global bamboo extract market are looking to attract more consumers by proving new and innovative products.
Bamboo extract is a purified and condensed form of bamboo sometimes referred to as bamboo water. The extract is largely available in liquid form but is also found as dried powdered extract. The powdered extract form is used to make capsules and other herbal health formulations. The extract is prepared from the leaves and stem of bamboo. This extract is a richest source of silica which promotes growth of hair and has other advantageous skin care benefits.
The use of bamboo extract is very high in the cosmetic industry. The high amount of silica available in this extract makes it an important ingredient of shampoos, soaps, conditioners, and other hair care products, silica is linked with healthy hair growth and most cosmetic products have attracted the consumers by offering products containing bamboo extract to prevent hair fall and hair nourishment.
Apart from cosmetic products, bamboo extract is also used as a supplement for bone and tissue health, providing strength and resilience to collagen and elastin connective tissues. Herbal supplements use bamboo extract in capsule formulations and can be found in various heath stores or herbal specialty stores.
Bamboo extract market is segmented on the basis of form, application and regions. On the basis of form the global bamboo extract market is segmented as; powder extract and liquid extract. The liquid extract is high used in cosmetic peroration and the powder extract in supplements due to its ability to blend with other nutrients.
On the basis of application, Bamboo Extract is segmented into two main categories as herbal supplements and cosmetics. The herbal supplements are sub-segmented into capsules and tinctures. The cosmetic uses of bamboo extract hair care and skin care products are attributed to the high amount of silica present in bamboo extract. As an ingredient the extract possess immense potential in the cosmetic market backed by the rising health and beauty concerns of consumers.
Asia-Pacific region constitutes world's largest bamboo area, the main bamboo producing and exporting countries are China, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Vietnam among others. The major bamboo products importing countries include the U.S., Germany, France, the U.K. and Japan, among others. The finished products including bamboo extract are then exported from these countries.
Bamboo extract’s widespread use in therapeutic herbal formulations providing benefits such as strengthening blood vessels and improving blood flow. Also providing additional health benefits in diabetes management improving bone health and many more. The attractiveness of the compiled benefits are driving high demand from consumers which in turn is expected to drive the bamboo extract market in the foreseeable future.
Consumer’s preferences are noticeably on a shift towards the herbal beauty products, bamboo extract constitute such ingredient and is therefore expected to rise at a significant CAGR in terms of value and volume during the forecast period.
The natural products offer a wide acceptance in use as cosmetic products attributed to the all-natural extract formulation and natural source of silica. The application in cosmetics is anticipated to grow due to the increased awareness among consumers regarding the safety in use of the naturally derive herbal products and wide spread commercialization on benefits of natural cosmetic ingredients and finished products.
Cosmetic companies such as L’oréal uses wide variety of natural ingredients of which bamboo extract is one of the most common extract used in hair care products.
The rise in global demand of the herbal extracts has attracted many manufacturers to supply quality products and some of the key players participating in the global Bamboo Extract Market are; Jiaherb, Inc., Croda International Plc. Orgenetics Inc., Specialty Natural Products Co.,Ltd., Cactus Botanics, among others